I don’t think that I’ll be wearing any of this any time soon, but it’s a cool concept.
Kristy Hamilton writes at IFL Science:
Naomi Kizhner, an industrial designer and graduate student from Hadassah College in Jerusalem, has designed jewelry that theoretically extracts energy from the wearers own body. The ‘speculative’ jewelry is embedded into the person’s veins and uses their blood to turn small wheels inside the device.
Of course, the jewelry is not supposed to be a viable source of energy. Rather it’s a statement piece about declining resources and humanity’s incessant need for them.
According to Kizhner’s website,
… Read the rest
A speculative a project that responds to a possible future of depleting resources. the work delves into a world in which there is a significant decline, which forces humanity to seek all the more forcefully for alternative ways of cultivating power. the suggested solution to the dilemma is based on the idea of biological wealth, harvesting energy directly from the body. using invasive gold & biopolymer devices that must be embedded into the surface of the skin, simple movements performed by the subconscious are fully utilized.